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Entries Tagged as 'Abortion'

Matt to speak at the 2014 Evangelical Theological Society in San Deigo

October 1st, 2014 3 Comments

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan has had his paper “Abortion as Self Defence” accepted for the 66th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (“ETS”) in San Diego, USA, from 19-21 November 2014. The abstract for Matt’s paper is as follows: Abstract Eileen McDonagh has proposed an ingenious argument for abortion rights; she concedes, for the sake of argument, that […]

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Matt to speak at the 2013 Evangelical Theological Society in Baltimore on Feticide

September 19th, 2013 3 Comments

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan has had his paper “Boonin’s Defense of the Sentience Criterion: A Critique” accepted for the 65th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (“ETS”). The abstract for Matt’s paper is as follows: Abstract “Defenders of the permissibility of feticide commonly argue that killing an organism is not homicide unless the organism’s brain has […]

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Hear Matt @ the Stayin’ Alive 2013 Pro Life Internship Program in Wellington

June 26th, 2013 1 Comment

This blog’s Matt will join Brendan Malone, and other speakers, to talk at the 2013 Pro Life Internship Program in Kapiti, Wellington which is running from 1-6 July 2013. Matt’s talks will be: Tuesday 2 July 15:00 – 16:00 Moral Relativism and Abortion Wednesday 3 July 09:00 – 10:00 Kant, Utilitarianism and Abortion 10:10 – […]

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Matt on Radio: Women tells Court of Appeal being pregnant with a defective baby is an injury

March 5th, 2013 4 Comments

A New Zealand woman has gotten her case against the Accident Compensation Corporation (“ACC”) into the Court of Appeal. The Herald carried the story. Matt was interviewed for his view on Radio Rhema last week. ACC claim mother: I would have aborted Woman says she would have terminated pregnancy had she been told baby was […]

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Contra Mundum: After Birth Abortion

April 5th, 2012 4 Comments

“What we call ‘after-birth abortion’ (killing a newborn baby) should be permissible in all the cases where abortion is, including cases where the newborn is not disabled.” These words, published in the prestigious “Journal of Medical Ethics” by ethicists Dr Francesca Minerva and Dr Alberto Giubilini, sparked outrage around the world. After-birth abortion is, of […]

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Francesca Minerva and Matthew Flannagan on “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” on Radio

February 29th, 2012 41 Comments

Francesca Minerva and Alberto Giubilini‘s article “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” published in the Journal of Law, Ethics and Medicine is creating waves the world over. In a few hours, on the morning of Thursday 1 March, around 10:00am New Zealand time, Dr Minerva will be interviewed on this article on Radio Rhema’s Pat Brittenden […]

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“Are there Good Reasons for Abortion?” Wendy Savage and Madeleine Flannagan Debate on Unbelievable?

July 24th, 2011 50 Comments

This week, the UK’s Christian Premier Radio show, Unbelievable?, aired an episode on the topic “are there good reasons for abortion?” The episode saw host, Justin Brierley, moderate a debate between this blog’s Madeleine Flannagan and Professor Wendy Savage, a representative of Doctors for a Women’s Choice. A range of topics related to the issue of […]

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